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Chicago senior stuck inside home after wheelchair theft

Chicago senior stuck inside home after wheelchair theft
A Chicago woman has been stuck in her room at the senior home she lives after someone broke into the complex on Christmas, waltzed into the community room and stole her wheelchair. She said the front desk person didn’t even notice.

Most Read “I really need the chair to function,” Wallace said.Wallace said she was glad to no longer be confined indoors, winter weather aside.“I’ve got my chair, and I thank God for it,” Wallace said.“You know where you stole it from,” Wallace CBS Chicago.

“When I saw the [news] about this poor woman on Christmas Day having her wheelchair stolen, I knew what it meant to her, and I can’t tell you what it means to me to be able to give her that mobility back,” Devices 4 the Disabled executive director and co-founder Bob Shea told CBS Chicago.A Chicago woman has been stuck in her room at the senior home she lives after someone broke into the complex on Christmas, waltzed into the community room and stole her wheelchair.

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